May 19, 2021 - News
Minnesota has 4 of the 10 congressional districts with the most boats
Minnesota's 8th congressional district leads the nation in boat registrations, which is definitely something to write home about this summer.
By the numbers: More than 193,000 watercraft are registered in the northeastern district, which hugs the shore of Lake Superior, according to the National Marine Manufacturers Association.
The big picture: It's not just constituents in the 8th hitting the water in large numbers.
- Western Minnesota's 7th district, the 6th, which includes some Twin Cities suburbs and St. Cloud, and the 3rd, a west metro district that covers Lake Minnetonka, all also made the top 10.
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